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Barcap Menlo versus BAML PA Both teams seem to have good people and culture seemed relatively good for banking. How would you guys compare the two groups in terms of deal flow, culture, work quality, etc? This is for an associate position btw, and both tech coverage roles. Barcap executes M... 1 week 5 days
BAML - Tech - Palo AltoAny info on this group, particularly as a lateral associate? There is some outdated stuff that comes up through search but wondering if anyone has any updated info. Primarily interested in deal flow, culture, people, reputation, etc. I know they have a tech M... 2 weeks 5 days
Associate Bonuses - 2015It's that time of the year - what are the numbers being reported out there? I heard BAML paid first year associates $70k; not stub but full year. I know BAML has had their fair share of legal fees this year but this seems extremely low. Has anyone else reported? Curious to hear how this year... 2 months 3 weeks
Options for TSM CalculationWhen spreading options tranches to calc FDSO, do you pull the options outstanding and their respective exercise prices or the options exercisable and their respective exercise prices? I've always pulled the options outstanding and that's how our models are set up, but I just got a model from a... 3 months 4 weeks
IB Associate Street PayAfter raising analyst pay to 85-90-95, what is the new "street" for Associate 0,1,2,3? I have not been able to find any concrete info about this 5 months 2 weeks
Pitch LBO questionIn terms of a pitch when trying to get a general valuation range, do you guys build your lbo models with an initial purchase price assumption based on where you want your valuation range to be and then massage leverage levels, projections, etc. or assume a target IRR and then back into purchase... 9 months 1 week
KeyBanc To Acquire Pacific Crest SecuritiesThoughts... 10 months 1 week
Ferragamo Loafer RecsHey guys - I am pulling the trigger and purchasing my first pair of ferragamos. I do not have a pair of good black loafers and looking to step up the wardrobe a bit. I am looking for a nice versatile pair of loafers that I can dress up with a suit if needed, but will primarily be worn with... 11 months 6 days
Mooreland PartnersDoes anyone know anything about this firm, Palo Alto location? Looks like they have closed a number of deals in the past few years -- all tech M... 2 years 3 months
McCafferty & Co.Does anybody know anything about this tech, media & entertainment boutique in LA? They do not have tombstones on their website but seem to be pretty busy in terms of deal flow from what I have heard. Anyone know anything about dealflow, experience, pay, etc? 2 years 4 months


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Over-Hypedwhat are typical weeks like for your associates? 4 days 23 hours
Over-Hypedwhat industry was the corp dev gig in? tech? $300k w/ significant equity? 5 days 13 hours
Most elite/secretive/hardest-to-break-into groups...qatalyst ms menlo Centerview Partners 6 days 22 hours
IBD L.A target schoolsUCLA USC Stanford Cal Claremont McKenna to an extent and then your standard targets on the east coast 1 week 22 hours
JMP Securities for someone from M&A group?bonuses being paid out over 4 years? Maybe for senior guy but that's definitely not the case for analysts and associates anywhere. You will be doing a lot of co managed stuff at JMP where your work will consist of listening to diligence calls and putting together internal memos. If you don't... 1 week 22 hours
Barcap Menlo versus BAML PA bump 1 week 4 days
Barcap Menlo versus BAML PA Yea, I saw that. Curious what people generally think of barcap and how the two opportunities stack up with one another. 1 week 4 days
Associate Bonuses - 2015Any idea what new bases are for VP 1, 2 and 3s? Also, director / Md base? 2 weeks 1 day
BAML - Tech - Palo AltoThey were joint - advisors on the INFA take private. Sale of iGate to Capgemini for $5bn. few other $bn deals in 2015. 2 weeks 4 days
BAML - Tech - Palo Altothey run pretty lean and mostly focus on deal execution. seems like it would be a good group to get into. 2 weeks 4 days